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Become a peacemaker

This was the motto of our seminar for multipliers that took place on 19 October 2019 with 45 participants. They experienced an intensive and challenging workshop that demonstrated the importance and urgency of sustainable reconciliation and peace work. The main aim...

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UNESCO-GLOBAL EDUCATION MONITORING REPORT 2017/18

Worldwide, 264 million children and youths between the ages of 6-17 years have no access to education.  Even for those children who go to school, completion rates remain low: From 2010-2015, only 83 percent of primary school children (ages 6-11 years) completed...

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A SEWING CENTER FOR WIDOWS

In August 2018 a new project began in Rajahmundry: a sewing center for widows. Here up to eight widows have the opportunity to learn how to work with fabrics and sewing machines. Each training course runs for half a year and is free of charge. Nehemia team India was...

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EDUCATION – A HUMAN RIGHT

“Everyone has the right to education. Education shall be free, at least in the elementary and fundamental stages. Elementary education shall be compulsory. Technical and professional education shall be made generally available and higher education shall be equally...

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PRECE – a movement changes the region

1994, Brazil’s dry savanna. In the poorest region of the country seven young people meet – with no work, no school-leaving certificate and thus no life prospects – in an old, deserted mill in order to take their lives and their dreams in hand together. Inspired by...

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HOPE AMONG ASHES AND POVERTY

With the support of the German nehemia team and funding from the German Federal Government, the „Mehran Public School“ was established and inaugurated in one of Karachi‘s poorest districts in August 2017. This district of Mehran Town, located on the outskirts of...

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Nancy – my life after nehemia

“Rebuilding a generation after God’s own heart” is written over the entrance to the Nehemiah Miwani Centre near Kisumu in Kenya. It is also the motto of the Nehemiah Team there. Nancy Cherono is a representative of that new generation, which has grown up in the Miwani...

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Become a peacemaker

This was the motto of our seminar for multipliers that took place on 19 October 2019 with 45 participants. They experienced an intensive and challenging workshop that demonstrated the importance and urgency of sustainable reconciliation and peace work. The main aim...

UNESCO-GLOBAL EDUCATION MONITORING REPORT 2017/18

Worldwide, 264 million children and youths between the ages of 6-17 years have no access to education.  Even for those children who go to school, completion rates remain low: From 2010-2015, only 83 percent of primary school children (ages 6-11 years) completed...

PREVENTING SOCIAL ALIENATION BY INCLUSION

by Tetiana Machabeli During my childhood, I never met an orphan or handicapped child in kindergarten or school. I never came across them in the streets or elsewhere either. I had only read about such people in books. We had a Gypsy family as neighbours. We played with...

A SEWING CENTER FOR WIDOWS

In August 2018 a new project began in Rajahmundry: a sewing center for widows. Here up to eight widows have the opportunity to learn how to work with fabrics and sewing machines. Each training course runs for half a year and is free of charge. Nehemia team India was...

WHAT ACTUALLY IS COOPERATIVE LEARNING?

The term cooperative learning stands for a strategy where in teams students endeavour to reach common goals through reciprocal learning and teaching. The contribution of each individual is important here. Social competency, individual responsibility and...

EDUCATION – A HUMAN RIGHT

“Everyone has the right to education. Education shall be free, at least in the elementary and fundamental stages. Elementary education shall be compulsory. Technical and professional education shall be made generally available and higher education shall be equally...

SCHOOL FEES AND POVERTY – BARRIERS TO EDUCATION IN KENYA

Giving a child the best in life is every parent's dream but achieving this comes with amongst other things quality education. Obviously, a good school is the necessary tool for cementing a strong foundation for any child. Unfortunately, because of the numerous...

PRECE – a movement changes the region

1994, Brazil’s dry savanna. In the poorest region of the country seven young people meet – with no work, no school-leaving certificate and thus no life prospects – in an old, deserted mill in order to take their lives and their dreams in hand together. Inspired by...

HOPE AMONG ASHES AND POVERTY

With the support of the German nehemia team and funding from the German Federal Government, the „Mehran Public School“ was established and inaugurated in one of Karachi‘s poorest districts in August 2017. This district of Mehran Town, located on the outskirts of...

Nancy – my life after nehemia

“Rebuilding a generation after God’s own heart” is written over the entrance to the Nehemiah Miwani Centre near Kisumu in Kenya. It is also the motto of the Nehemiah Team there. Nancy Cherono is a representative of that new generation, which has grown up in the Miwani...

Montessori in a Nutshell

In a number of kindergartens and preschools which have been developed or supported by the Nehemiah Network in several different countries, the principles and methods of Montessori-Education have been used successfully for several years now. Wolfgang Oelschlegel, an...

HELP CENTER – REFUGE IN SIBERIA

For several years the nehemia team has supported a unique project near Prokopjewsk in Siberia. Three years ago it enabled the purchase of an empty factory and office building that has been gradually developed since then. In 2018 this social centre was continually...

JOIN US FOR KIDS’ CAMPS IN UZHGOROD / UKRAINE 2019

Our team in Ukraine is hosting camps for children and adolescents in our nehemia center in Uzhgorod again in summer (June to August). As usual there will also be many refugee children. If you are interested in joining us for the events you are more than welcome! You...

School opened

´Good things come to those who wait.´ This saying has proven true in one of Rajahmundry`s suburbs. “Back in 2003 nehemia team India dreamed of opening a school”, explains Carry MacFarlane, who visited the team leaders Raja and Ebba Sekhar last September. “In June 2018...

MONTESSORI IN MELINGKAT – an interview with Ibu Luisa

From the deforestation of the rainforest, the protection of species, the poverty of the population to natural disasters and corruption - Borneo is struggling with a long list of problems that can only be tackled bit by bit in international cooperation. There are many...

A CHILDREN’S CENTRE FOR DEDOUGOU

With the help of private supporters, since October 2018 the Creuset d´Eveil in Degoudou has been building a facility for the care of infants and pre-school children. It is the first facility of this kind in Degoudou (Burkina Faso). Up to now this association founded...

Ten years of GoKick in Gostenhof

In 2008, the Gostenhof children's club "GoKick" started on a playground in the Gostenhof district of Nuremberg with a children's olympics performed by the nehemia Fire Kids. After ten years, the employees of the nehemia team were able to celebrate with another round...

Rumble Through The Jungle

In September, a team with Hans Heidelberger, Florentina Kuhs, Peter Friedrich, Jonathan Ziegler and Niels Brande (Denmark) set up to visit the Montessori kindergartens of the nehemia team   with the Dayaks in various villages in the jungle and to create photo and...

nehemia ORIGINS – Home of Blessing

A short video introduction of our work in Thailand, the Home of Blessing. The main focus of the project is to protect young girls in the North of Thailand from being sold into prostitution.     [signoff]

Catastrophic rain in Kenya

RAIN! In Germany, farmers long for it - in Kenya it has been raining excessively for three and a half months. Due to the persistent rains, nearly 200 people died in the Kisumu region alone and more than 1,400 families lost their shelter. Particularly affected was the...